Fear Grips Others As Female Corps Member Dies In Camp


A female Corps member, Miss Amadi Eva Ichechukwu, currently doing orientations at the Yikpata NYSC Orientation Camp in Kwara State is dead.

The late Ichechukwu, with NYSC registration number – KW/18A/0135 whose cause of death is not yet known hailed from Rivers State died in a hospital in Ilorin, the state capital where she was referred to from the camp.

Kwara NYSC Public Relations Officer (PRO), Dipo Morakinyo confirmed the demise of the corps member in a telephone interview with this reporter.


Meanwhile, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mr Amaefule Remigius in a press statement expressed the heartfelt condolences of commission’s Director General, the management, staff and the entire corps members to the immediate family of the deceased ‘patriot’.

Amaefule said he received with pain and deep sorrow that engulfed the hearts of the entire NYSC family, at the sudden news of the corper’s death.

He appealed to members of the public to avoid unnecessary speculations about the circumstances that led to the death of the Corps member.

His words; “This is not the time to hastily jump into conclusion about the root cause of her death” saying; the  NYSC was waiting for medical findings and report from the referral hospital to know the cause of her death.

Late Amadi Eva Ichechukwu was among the 2018 Batch A corps members recently deployed to Kwara state and presently undergoing orientation course at NYSC camp, Yikpata, Edu Local Government Area of the State.

She studied Petroleum & Gas Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt. She was among the 1,937 Corps members deployed to Kwara state.